Corporaciones y Figuras Bíblicas en la Semana Santa de Puente Genil

Fiestas, rituales e identidades

ASENSI DÍAZ, Jesús

Publication year:
2004
Publication place:
Donostia-San Sebastián
ISBN:
84-8419-894-4
ISSN:
1137-439X

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Summary

In Puente Genil (Córdoba), in Easter, some 325 biblical personages ("figuras") from the Old and New Testament parade between the various processions. These "figures" are grouped in some 60 Biblical Corporations or civic and religious associations that have headquarters called "cuarteles" (barracs), where their members meet and in which they eat and drink and carry out rites like "removing the old cuaresmera´s (Lent woman´s) leg", sing the "saetas cuarteleras"(easter songs) and others.
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